Go-like simplicism seems to be the philosophy that prevails in the domain of digital live controllers. anyhow...
...works on grid-based music contollers like the monome, livid ohm/block, novation launchpad, and akai apc/mpd. the software allows a sound file or live recording to be mapped across each row and assigned a triggering behavior.
Within this simple set of constraints and a complete MIDI + OSC remote control system, the performer of electronic music can be freed from the laptop, and at the very least appear to be doing something interesting.
further it is:
open source software, free to download and use. if you like it and find it becoming a part of your musical process (like we have), we ask that you consider contributing to its further development by purchasing a +supporter or +benefactor license...
The artists in the videos below are altitude sickness and galapagoose, both working on mlrv 2.0.
text quoted from http://parallelogram.cc/mlrv/